Tag: Anton Krupicka

  • The BQ(Q) – Anton Krupicka (La Sportiva)

    Anton Krupicka is one of the faces of ultra-running, know for big mileage in the mountains and pushing the boundaries of what it means to be a mountain athlete. But before he won Leadville and began redefining what it meant to be a mountain runner, he raced cross country… and had some serious wheels. Here he tells […]

  • Friday Inspiration — The Injured Runner

    I found this video of 15 hours in he life of Anton Krupicka strangely moving and inspiring in its discussion of a running struggling to find balance. Krupicka is a talent runner and a thoughtful guy. Here, he discusses how injury has hampered his running career. I feel for him. Especially as it seems his youthful […]

  • Friday Inspiration – Runners Talking About Running

    This one is  a different kind of Friday Inspiration. It’s a short, casual interview with of the most interesting ultra-runners out there – Anton Krupicka, Scott Jurek and Peter Balkwin.  Interesting questions, and interesting answers on why they race (or don’t race) why they run, and how to treat my personal nemesis, plantar fasciitis. I’d […]

  • Friday Inspiration – Winter Running

    I spent the New Year in Vermont doing more cross country skiing than running.  Still, the cold months of running ahead have been on my mind.   This week, back in Brooklyn and back to the grind, I was up and out for some chilly morning runs. Its that time of year when getting out the door […]

  • 2013 Goals – Running

    Although it is much maligned in the modern world, I’m still a big fan of the New Years resolution.  The new year is a chance to start again, to imagine a better version of yourself, try to try, even if you fail. This year I’m starting off with running goals which can be accomplished through […]

  • Friday Inspiration

    The return of friday videos to get you excited for weekend long runs. Here is one of Anton Krupicka who long runs are looooong. Like a hundred miles long. Krupicka is definitely a dirty hippie, also a really interesting character. Check him out customizing his shoes to make them more light weight and unobtrusive at […]